SB0083 (CH0625)

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Family Law - Divorce - Restoration of Former Name

Sponsored by:

Senator Kagan


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 625

Synopsis:Authorizing the court, on motion of a party filed within 18 months after a final decree of absolute divorce is entered, to change the name of the requesting party to either the name given the party at birth or any other former name the party wishes to use under specified circumstances; and specifying that provisions of law relating to a change of name do not apply to a change of name in connection with a decree of absolute divorce.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Kagan
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0793
Introduced in a prior session as: HB1183 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
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Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Divorce -see also- Annulment
Statutes:Article - Family Law

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November 28, 2017 1:09 P.M.